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Absolutely amazing! Study Australia had...
Absolutely amazing! Study Australia had incredible pre and post semester trips. Accommodations were incredible (Wond Tower Suites in Sydney! for a week!) Extremely helpful with everything - travel, culture, etc. Organized great trips - fun, young leaders. They put us in multi-million dollar penthouses with a view of he city - even had a pool and a balcony.
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Education Abroad Network - Sydney - University of New South Wales The Australian guide was the greatest benefit
Reviewed by Maggie on .
I had an incredible experience while abroad. Study Australia was always available and offered students with valuable resources (contacts, guides, support members). However, the only downfall would be how many Americans were at Bond. This limited out integration into the Australian culture. Housing was good, but not great (cockroaches, staff unavailable). Trips were encouraged and offered through the program. Greatest benefit of going through Study Australia was our own personal Australian guide that was with us throughout the program.
Education Abroad Network - Sydney - University of New South Wales Alter Your Prespective
Reviewed by Andrew Lovitt on .
I am a strong advocate for studying abroad because it truly changed my perception of other cultures. Studying abroad is an excellent way to connect with other cultures and experience different perspectives. My study abroad experience was as exciting as it was enlightening. The knowledge I gleaned from living in Australia for nearly 5 months is invaluable. My educational experience really occurred when I left the classroom and immersed myself into the culture. TEAN was organized and did an outstanding job in discovering great deals, providing unique opportunities, and arranging thrilling activities. The week I spent in Cairns and Byron Bay cannot be replicated. I met many life-long friends and shared many unforgettable moments. I strongly recommend participating in all of the activities during orientation week and traveling on a pre-semester excursion.
One thing that separates TEAN from pursuing an exchange program is the bonding that occurs during orientation and pre-semester excursions. I can honestly say without TEAN, I would not have made many, if any, friends while abroad. I recommend taking classes that are interesting and intellectually stimulating. I am majoring in political science and philosophy, but I took classes in anthropology, history, and politics. The politics class was very interesting; as the only American in my tutorial, I was able to offer a unique perspective to others.
I lived in Bondi Junction in the Meriton. The location was excellent, and the living accommodations were superb. Ultimately, I found the TEAN staff to be very knowledgeable and helpful. I highly recommend this program!
Education Abroad Network - Sydney - University of New South Wales TEAN STUDY AUSTRALIA
Reviewed by Elizabeth Sayer on .
University of New South Wales: Feb-June 2011
Home University: Purdue University, West Lafayette
Major: Civil Engineering, Structural Emphasis
When I first came to Purdue as a freshman, I had never even considered studying abroad. I grew up in Mentor, Ohio my whole life and then came to Purdue but had never been out of the country or furthermore the Midwest so I wasn’t really aware of the incredible opportunities and experiences I was missing out on having not done much travel in my high school years. At the beginning of my second year, I attended the study abroad fair after having talked to many people who had study abroad the year before and suddenly was pretty interested. Australia was an English speaking country and warm for the majority of the year so when I became aware that there were programs there for engineering and management I was ecstatic.
TEAN has provided me with the best experience I could have ever asked for in my schooling education. The study abroad programs that they make available to us students are extremely well thought out, planned, and explained to all participants in the program. I always felt that I had somebody I could talk to and ask questions throughout my whole experience, starting with my early application process, to pre-departure information and preparation, to actually being in another country, and finally even with the follow up to ensure I had the best experience possible. There was never a time while I was in Australia that I felt that I had nobody to turn to, ask questions, or find a helping hand. The TEAN excursions, housing options, and pre-departure trips really set it out from any other program I’ve talked to people about and I honestly feel privileged to have been able to study abroad through them.
From my personal experience with TEAN, I participated in the orientation and mid-semester break to New Zealand. These were some of the best times I had overseas because it really opened me up to meeting other people and truly immersing myself in the other cultures with the help of the elite TEAN advisors that put on the orientation and excursion trips. I also lived in the TEAN provided housing at Bondi Junction Meriton Apartments and could not have been more pleased with its amazing location that provided easy access to shopping, groceries, and transportation. It was a decision that was hard to decide on originally because I didn’t realize how great this option was without having have talked to anybody that had lived there, but I am now a personal advocate and supporter of this choice. I will never forget the time I had in Australia, the people I met, and the people who helped make it happen!
Education Abroad Network - Sydney - University of New South Wales Study Australia
Reviewed by Marissa Ernst on .
Feb 2011-July 2011
University of New South Wales
Going abroad has opened my heart to such amazing life-changing opportunities. It has challenged me to create amazing dreams and make them real – to face my fears and laugh at them. After being in Australia for 6 months, I have continued to carry this refreshing sense of freedom with me everywhere I go. If I hadn’t spent my semester and summer in Australia, I don’t think I would be where I am today; grow in the same light that I grew while I was abroad. GO ABROAD! It will change something for you, I promise. Most importantly, go abroad with TEAN. I don’t think I could speak as highly of my abroad experience if it wasn’t for TEAN.
I knew immediately that I wanted to go through TEAN just from reading about the orientation program that they have to offer and after researching their housing accommodations, planned trips, and advising…I was sold. I spent a lot of time looking at other programs, but I always seemed to come back to TEAN. All of the staff members are phenomenal, supportive and so in touch with their study abroad destinations that you can’t help falling in love with your city just from hearing them passionately talk about it. The TEAN staff is truly what makes this program so special, they care about you, take the time to get to know you, and are willing to approach anything to make your experience more enjoyable. I made life-long friendships with other students during our 5-day orientation, as well as my pre-semester trip to Cairns and Byron Bay. TEAN sets up easy and comfortable environments to make great friends and be yourself in those environments. I loved Australia and TEAN so much that I decided to stay an extra two months and participate in their internship program. Even though the thought of studying abroad can be overwhelming, it’s not if you’re in the hands of TEAN!
Education Abroad Network - Sydney - University of New South Wales I'm having Australia Study Abroad Withdrawals
Reviewed by tomcal36dc on .
The Education Abroad Network was absolutely amazing. I was told by a friend that your living situation is very important, and they were absolutely correct! I was 15 minutes from both the most popular beach in Australia and downtown Sydney. I literally felt at home in Sydney because I tried almost everything Sydney had to offer in my time there, and the only regret I have is leaving! The people at TEAN helped me out so much and made everything very easy for me. Definitely check their programs out because you will not regret it! It will be one of the best experiences of your life! Guarenteed
Education Abroad Network - Sydney - University of New South Wales TEAN provided so much more than I could have found/done on my own.
Reviewed by eastdriver on .
TEAN provided so much more than I could have
found/done on my own. The housing TEAN provided
I'm sure is worth what we paid alone! Yet the price
included all the orientation events, tuition, and many
other little amenities along the way.
Education Abroad Network - Sydney - University of New South Wales Overall, I really loved my experience in Australia with TEAN.
Reviewed by milesping on .
I really believe the ease of the TEAN program
is the best part. Ease is always worth the money
in my opinion. I heard stories from other study
abroad kids and I'm so happy I never had to deal
with internet issues or directly working with the
UNSW study abroad office.
Overall, I really loved my experience in Australia
with TEAN. I would highly recommend this program
Education Abroad Network - Sydney - University of New South Wales My living accommodations were extremely nice
Reviewed by nugent on .
My living accommodations were extremely nice and at any point in the abroad experience I had TEAN representatives a phone call away for whatever I needed. Additionally, orientation, spring break, and the farewell dinner were all perks that came with the program that made my abroad experience wonderful.
Education Abroad Network - Sydney - University of New South Wales I will definitely recommend it.
Reviewed by dolsky on .
Best program. I will definitely recommend it.
Education Abroad Network - Sydney - University of New South Wales They really do everything right!
Reviewed by peachscratch on .
This is by far the best program to study abroad to Australia with. They provide everything and are so helpful. They really do everything right!
Education Abroad Network - Sydney - University of New South Wales The offerings and organization that TEAN provides on their program makes for the greatest abroad experience anyone could ask for.
Reviewed by kygoldhoff on .
Trying to review a 5 month program in just a few words is impossible. I could not be happier that I chose to study in Sydney with TEAN. The pretrip to Cairns, the orientation, the spring break trip to Thailand, and all of the little things they provide while in Sydney truly make this program one of a kind. Thailand was definitely my favorite part and I would recommend this trip to anyone. They ensure that you are going to make friends, be immersed in the culture, and have a truly unbelievable experience. The staff from TEAN both in the states and in Australia were always there for us and so helpful, you really feel as though you are getting your money's worth. I loved my study abroad experience with TEAN and could not imagine doing those 5 months any other way.
Education Abroad Network - Sydney - University of New South Wales Best semester of my life!
Reviewed by carlyaa on .
I had the best experience with TEAN. They helped me with everything to prepare for Australia and during my time in Sydney, as well. The housing was amazing and the Thailand trip through them was incredible. I also was able to correspond with UNSW very easily. They helped me make sure everything would transfer to my home university. I could not have asked for a better experience and I couldn't be happier that I went through TEAN.